Customer Stories

Rhineland Locals Use LX50 Sawmill to Save Timber Destroyed by Bark Beetles

Using a small sawmill on your property can help save valuable timber and make life more exciting by filling your days with sawing.

Engaged Couple Built Yoga Studio

Residing in Salida, Colorado, Parker Dunbar used his Wood-Mizer LT15 portable sawmill to create a brand-new yoga studio for his fiancé, Jillayne.

German Farm Diversifies Its Business and Increases Income with Wood-Mizer LT70 Sawmill

The 4th generation German farmer ventures into sawmilling with the LT70 sawmill, which lets him maintain the farm property and supply timber to the local community. With Wood-Mizer sawmilling equipment, farmers can diversify their operations and generate profit using local wood.

Portable Sawmilling for Fun, Therapy, and Relaxation

"Sawing wood with my Wood-Mizer sawmill is fun! It's relaxing and therapeutic," says Jon Scott, a sawmiller from New York, USA. Jon Scott became interested in carpentry and wood when he was 12 years old. "My high school didn't offer shop class, so I'm a self-taught woodworker."

From Logs to Legacy: The Art of Swedish Carpentry with Wood-Mizer Technology

"Working with your hobby allows for endless hours of enjoyment. I am living the dream." This is Rasmus Ström's perspective on woodworking at his carpentry workshop, Ädelsnickaren. Utilizing Wood-Mizer's woodworking equipment, e.g. the MP260 planer/moulder, Rasmus crafts specialized products ...

Wood-Mizer Sawmills Help Cultivating Growth and Women’s Empowerment in Pakistan

Ciqam Green Solutions is an organization that operates in the scenic Hunza Valley in northern Pakistan. Named after the Burushaski word for "green," Ciqam is committed to sustainability and gender equality, empowering women in Pakistan by challenging traditional roles. Starting as an NGO, Ciqam acquired Wood-Mizer equipment, growing into an independent business.

Polish Entrepreneur Succeeds in Woodworking Business Using Wood-Mizer Sawmill

Polish entrepreneur Zygmunt Koss talks about how he found a passion for woodworking and how he achieved success in business thanks to proper technology.

Constructing a Unique Wooden Chapel on a Farm in the USA

Farm owners Bill Finnegan and Amy Finnegan along with their friend, Jon Scott, used a Wood-Mizer portable sawmill to mill trees from their farm and build the stunning Trinity Knot Chapel in Connecticut as a place to thank God for their blessings.

Two Brothers from Sweden Successfully Run Their Construction and Carpentry Workshop

Göran & Lennart Ståhl make woodworking products and supply local customers with quality timber for building and finishing houses in Sweden. The brothers rely primarily on the tools and machines from Wood-Mizer's Woodworking range, including the four-sided MP260 planer/moulder and the MP160 thicknesser.

Wilson Enterprises Grows with Wood-Mizer WB2000 Industrial Sawmilling System

Located in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan, family-owned and operated Wilson Enterprises has provided high-quality evergreen and wood products for home décor, construction, and craft projects since 1985. Recently, the company invested in a Wood-Mizer WB2000 industrial sawmilling system to process logs to finished products all in-house while offering their wood products in close to 5,000 retail stores throughout the United States.

FAVORITE WORK FOR LIFE – the story of a woodworker from Sweden

“The lumber they sell at hardware stores is costly, so people look for ways to buy it cheaper. They call me, and I make all sorts of things for them – flooring, walls, and roof paneling, even some specialty moulding for historical houses. For these quality products, I use logs from 200-year-old forests,” explains Hans Larsson, a sawyer and carpenter from the Swedish town of Vansbro.

Carpentry Workshop in Slovenia Operates a Wood-Mizer Sawmill

Slovenian carpentry enterprise owner Jože Moric shares essential knowledge from his 40+ years of woodworking experience. "If you are blessed with a passion for woodworking at an early age, it makes it easier to enjoy what you do all your life," believes he.

Sawmilling Oak with the Wood-Mizer LX50 in the Netherlands

Located in the Dutch village of Lutten, Bob Otten runs his own sawmill business, The Otten Sawmill. There is no finer wood than oak for this craftsman, who is deeply passionate about his work. Oak is perfect for crafting authentic haystacks, rustic barns, traditional roof frames, and other products. Bob Otten oversees the entire process — from felling the trees, sawing, to construction.

Sawmilling at Balmoral Estate in Scotland with Wood-Mizer LT40 Sawmill

Balmoral Castle has been the residence of the Royal Family in Scotland ever since it was acquired by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria in 1852. The castle’s construction was completed in 1856, and since then, Balmoral has been the Scottish home of the Royal Family. The tradition is that each successive owner of the Estate takes a close personal interest in running and improving it. Balmoral Estate recently purchased a Wood-Mizer LT40 WIDE Mobile sawmill to efficiently maintain the forests and green areas surrounding the Castle.

Former Electrician Built Dream Home in Canada

Nathan Shewchuk accomplished his lifelong dream of building his own home with eight years of hard work and dedication, along with a few helpers and a Wood-Mizer portable sawmill.

Scottish Sawmillers Rely on Modern Wood-Mizer WB2000 Technology to Generate Profit

“Scotland is beautiful with its landscapes, numerous castles, and unpredictable weather. Travelers going north of Edinburgh get to Perth, where they might think it’s the last bastion of civilization, but over the mountains, there is Inverness. With its microclimate and fertile grounds, this surprisingly warm little section of Northern Scotland is perfect for growing good timber,” says Ronald Munro Ferguson, the owner of Novar Sawmill.

Wood-Mizer LT15 Sawmill on Top of a Mountain in Slovenia

Wood-Mizer sawmills can be found in some of the most unusual places in the world, such as the peak of a mountain in Slovenia at 1220 m above sea level, where the Catholic Church of St. Anne is located. The church was built more than 700 years ago and is a holy place for many pilgrims, as a shrine - a sculptural image of a dark-faced Madonna - is kept here.

Italian Family Firewood Business Boosts Profits with LT70 Sawmill

Approximately 50km northeast of Rome, Stefano Chini's grandfather started a family business in 1929 selling hand-split railroad ties. Stefano's father was raised in the woodworking industry, and through his hard work, he built a successful firewood company. Stefano began managing the business full-time in 2007. As the third-generation owner, he is already thinking about his own son’s future with the family business.

Nelson Wood Shims Reports 30% to 50% Growth in Output with the Newest Wood-Mizer TV6000 / MR6000 Sawmill System

Based in Minnesota, USA, Nelson Wood Shims is the largest shim manufacturer in North America, producing high-quality woodworking products for nationwide distribution. The company recently invested in a new sawmill system to maximize log yield while minimizing investment and operational costs.

Restoring Family Sawmilling Business with Wood-Mizer LT20 in Cote d’Azur, France

Spinelli Palanca Services has more than a century of experience in logging, clearing, pruning, and felling of trees. The family company was founded in 1912 in Castagniers, France, and has been developed over generations, constantly adapting to customers’ requirements. In 2014, Sebastien Spinelli took over the business to continue the family's legacy while preserving the optimal quality of service.

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